Category Archives: Memes

Evangelical Atheism

John Gray gets it. And his take on memes seconds my thoughts on the subject in an earlier post: “Dawkins’s “memetic theory of religion” is a classic example of the nonsense that is spawned when Darwinian thinking is applied outside … Continue reading

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Memes: Explaining Everything and Nothing all at Once!

Continuing on in Darwin’s Pious Idea, we come to “memes.” Susan Blackmore describes memes this way—a meme is a: “unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation…examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots … Continue reading

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